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jib crane

noun
1.
a crane having an arm guyed at a fixed angle to the head of a rotating mast.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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Examples for jib crane
  • One crane is a rotating bridge crane and the other is a jib crane.
  • Hose handling systems attached to the jib crane keep welding hoses untangled and eliminate dragging hoses across the floor.
  • The outlet works will be removed from the dam and replaced using an existing jib crane located on the downstream side of the dam.
  • The applicant proposed to replace references to the fuel handling jib crane for the new-fuel handling crane.

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